Paul Joseph Pearson, MD, PhD

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Professor
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Accepting New Patients
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New & Established Patients Call 414-805-6633


Dr. Pearson graduated from Wheaton College and received his MD and PhD degrees from Mayo Graduate School of Medicine.  He then completed an NIH-sponsored post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Physiology at Mayo Clinic, followed by his general surgery residency at the Virginia Mason Clinic in Seattle.  He returned to the Mayo Clinic for his cardiothoracic surgery training. Dr. Pearson is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and the American College of Chest Physicians. He has dedicated the majority of his career to clinical trial participation and device development, largely in the field of cardiac valve replacement and repair.


Treatment & Services

Adult Cardiac Surgery
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
Heart Valve Surgery
MAZE Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation
Mitral, Aortic, Tricuspid and Pulmonary Valve Repair/Replacement
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Valve Repair
Valve Replacement
Virtual Visit

Diseases & Conditions

Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Diseases
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Septal Defect
Coronary Artery Disease
Mitral Valve Disease
Valvular Heart Disease
Ventricular Septal Defect

Ages Seen


Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital
Heart and Vascular Center - Center for Advanced Care - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

Mayo Clinic - Rochester - MN - Doctor of Medicine - (1991)

Mayo Clinic - Rochester - MN - Doctor of Philosophy - (1991)

National Institutes of Health - Bethesda - MD - Post Doctoral Fellowship in Physiology - (1991-1992)

Virginia Mason Hospital - Seattle - WA - Residency in Surgery - (1993-1995)

Virginia Mason Hospital - Seattle - WA - Chief Resident in Surgery - (1995-1996)

Mayo Clinic - Rochester - MN - Residency in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery - (1996-1998)

Mayo Clinic - Rochester - MN - Chief Resident Associate in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery - (1998-1999)

Board Certifications

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

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